Passive House 101 – Part 3
Passive House Facades: Best Practice Principles and Case Studies
This is the third of a three-series continuing education courses, offered by AIA Canada, for architects and professionals in the industry to learn about Passive House concepts and standards. The course is approved for 1 AIA Learning Unit (LU) and 1 HSW.
Course Title: Passive House 101
Part #3: Passive House Facades: Best Practice Principles and Case Studies
Course Number: 2022AIACS015
Provider Name: AIA Canada Society
Provider Number: 100100113
Date: 22 November 2022
Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm EST
Credit: 1 AIA LU/1 HSW
Presenter: Marine Sanchez, M.Sc., M.Eng., CPHD Expert, C.Eng.
Marine Sanchez, Passive House Services Lead, RDH Building Science
Being part of Canada’s highly experienced Passive House professionals circle, Marine leads RDH’s Passive House consulting services. She focuses on the design of large-scale institutional and mixed-use projects, channeling her passion and expertise to drive meaningful change in the industry to address the climate emergency. Her role includes developing Passive House designs on leading-edge projects (such as the University of Toronto Scarborough Student Residence), while also guiding site teams new to Passive House towards successful delivery. In addition to her consulting work, Marine also supports various levels of government in implementing policies, including the City of Toronto and their Zero Emissions Buildings Framework.
Passive House Series – #3 | Tuesday, 22 November 2022
Part #3 will focus on Passive House building enclosure design strategies and share practical experiences from projects of various types and scales.
Learning Objective 1:
What is the definition of a clear-wall R-value (commonly called “effective” R-value)? List design elements to be included in a clear-field R-value calculation.
Learning Objective 2:
What are the typical key thermal bridges to consider? Highlight key building interfaces and elements typically leading to thermal bridging through the building enclosure.
Learning Objective 3:
How is the impact the impact of thermal bridges? Understand that the impact of a thermal bridge is dictated by the combination of its quantity and thermal performance.
Learning Objective 4:
What are the design elements impacting a window U/R-value? Provide an exhaustive list of design elements impacting a window U/R-value.